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From Client Dev-Work to Your Product: 7 Tips to Change Your Mindset

Quite often developers and agencies get tired of client work and start creating their own products: internal tools, packages, maybe

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

pivot

WherePivot and WherePivotIn – additional filters for many-to-many relationships

Recently I’ve found a small detail in Laravel documentation which I want to share with you. Apparently, it’s possible to filter pivot tables additionally, if needed. Let me show you how.

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

inspirational quotes artisan inspire

Want an inspirational quote? There’s Artisan command for that!

Web-development is not all serious – there are some fun activities too. So let’s have a break from mega-urgent code writing and get some inspiration. From our beloved Artisan – with a command “inspire”.

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

bobby bouwmann

Bobby Bouwmann: “2 Years and 1000 Best Replies on Laracasts”

In recent years, Laracasts has become a no.1 resource for learning Laravel. Also, there’s a really active discussion forum on the website, so we decided to chat with one of the most active members there. Bobby Bouwmann has almost 1000 “Best Reply” awards on the forum, which is a huge number. So what is it like to be so active on Laracasts? Let’s find out.

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

orderbyraw

Did you know about orderByRaw() in Eloquent?

Let’s imagine a simple situation – you need to write an Eloquent query and order the result by the difference of two columns. Or some other calculation. Time to apply a raw query!

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

configuration

Change Default Migrations DB Table in Config

By default, Laravel migration mechanism stores all the operations in database table migrations. Did you know that you can change it? I will show you how and why would you need it.

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

jason-mccreary

Jason McCreary from Laravel Shift: “Ambitious project that gets smarter as more people use it”

Another interview with an interesting Laravel-world person and about an ambitious project – this time our guest is Jason McCreary, with his latest project called Laravel Shift.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

laraquiz - test your laravel knowledge

LaraQuiz: how well do you know Laravel?

New mini-project from our Laravel Daily Team – let’s test your Laravel knowledge with LaraQuiz.com! Project was created to showcase our own QuickAdmin and mostly for a local Laravel Meetup, but hey – why not share with the world, right?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

asc-order

Model Default Ordering: Assigning a Global Scope

Quite an often situation in real-life projects that you have to order lists by a certain condition. For example, countries/cities in alphabetical order everywhere. Is there a way to avoid adding “orderBy” every time we make a list for a dropdown? Apparently, it’s pretty easy – we can use Global Scopes.

Monday, December 5th, 2016